2013

New Caledonia Reefs from the air

Pacific Plan annual report shows progress on sustainable development

In the recently published Pacific Plan Annual Progress Report 2013, a number of issues related to the region’s efforts to develop sustainably have been reported on. Some of the highlights include: the legislative and regulatory framework for Deep Sea Minerals that has been endorsed by all 15 Pacific ACP states; the development of MPAs in the region, including New Caledonia’s desire to implement a conservation area to link up with that of Australia; and increased collaboration amongst Pacific states to combat IUU fishing.     …  

27 Aug 2013 | Article
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Kinship webinar series: Running a successful environmental education program

Kinship webinar series: Running a successful environmental education program

Tips from Madagascar and Peru are provided by 2011 Kinship Fellows Kerstin Forsberg, a CEC member, and Julie Razafimanahaka in this September 18 webinar. Register today! …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Se amplía Parque Nacional Natural Serranía de Chiribiquete en el corazón de la Amazonia Colombiana

Se amplía Parque Nacional en el corazón de la Amazonia Colombiana

Con el Parque Nacional Natural Serranía de Chiribiquete, por primera vez en la historia de Colombia se declara la ampliación de un área protegida superior a 1.5 millones de hectáreas. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

IUCN CEC member Michelle Finchum reports on an employee engagement program for sustainability at a municipal utility

Municipal utilities focus on workforce to guide sustainable choices

The One Planet program is an employee engagement educational program to support employees of a municipal utilities providing electricity and water in Colorado, USA. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Matterhorn, Switzerland

Biodiversité dans les magasins pour démunis en Suisse

Par un système de collecte et d’organisation efficient, des aliments de qualité représentant également l’agro-biodiversité dans notre assiette sont vendus dans des magasins spécialisés pour les plus pauvres en Suisse. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Discovering the Coastal and Marine Environment in West Africa: Knowledge Handbook

Discovering the Coastal and Marine Environment in West Africa

Teachers will welcome this resource for promoting conservation. Available in English, French and Portuguese from the PREE/PRCM programme. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

A medicinal plant photograph, Rangoon Creeper (Quisqualis Indica Linn.) taken in Budar, Nepal.

YAEF/NEPAL marks World Environment Day

Youth Awareness Environmental Forum (YAEF/Nepal) celebrated  the Day with events spanning June 4, 5 and 6, from speech competitions to essay contests -- all broadcast over Environmental Cycle Radio. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

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Stratégie genre en matière de REDD+ et adaptation aux Changements Climatiques en Afrique Centrale

Ce document de stratégie genre en matière de REDD+ et adaptation au changement climatique est le fruit du travail de l’équipe du Réseau Femmes Africaines pour le Développement Durable (REFADD) et ses partenaires. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Powered by nature award

Powered by Nature launches new campaign: Join the webinar

 An intensive workshop with award winners will culminate in the launch of a new Powered by Nature campaign. Join the launch via webinar. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

IUCN World Parks Congress, Sydney 2014

Looking ahead to the IUCN World Parks Congress

CEC Deputy Chair Nancy Colleton provides an overview of this "unparalleled event" coming November 2014. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story